Susan Swift was involved in the Abalone Alliance anti-nuclear efforts of the late 1970s and early 1980s. She was one of the only paid staffers during the lead-up to the big blockade and occupation of the PG&E Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. She has also been involved in a variety of environmental and labor campaigns during the years. Topics: ecology, anti-nuclear, Diablo Canyon, Abalone Alliance, economy, work
In April 1990, some friends toured the East, from East Berlin to Sczcezin, Poland, to Gdansk, Warsaw, and Wroclaw, and finally to Prague, Czechoslovakia. We encountered a wildcat train strike across the border in Poland which at the time seemed rather momentous, with aspiring middle-class politicians representing "Solidarnosc" pitted against the rank-and-file train workers. We rode across Poland in a cab, met anarchists and other radicals along the way, and even have a short clip of... Topics: Anti-Economy League of San Francisco, Eastern Europe, East Berlin, Poland, Gdansk, Solidarnosc,...
"...biologists and forestry experts present a fascinating look at the ecology of Pacific Northwest old-growth forests, the human impact on the forests, and promising methods for sustaining ancient forests and local economies..." Topics: vhs, ecology, mycology, pacific northwest, natural medicine, ancient forests, forest economy Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
With film guide Presents an overall picture of Venezuela--its geography, history, natural resources, and economy. Depicts the harsh poverty-stricken life in Venezuela as well as the homes of great wealth, pointing out that the extreme contrast in wealth is due to the discovery of oil and iron ore deposits. Includes views of the modern city of Caracas Summary Presents an overview of Venezuela's culture, economy and geography. Visits two contrasting families of Caracas, depicting the cosmopolitan... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Social conditions, Travel, History, Family, Economics, Culture, Social... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation